Japan - General Government Expenditure on Education

Since 2014, Japan General Government Expenditure on Education was down by 1.7points year on year. With 3.28 Percent of GDP in 2019, the country was number 27 among other countries in General Government Expenditure on Education. Japan is overtaken by Italy, which was number 26 with 3.9 Percent of GDP and is followed by Ireland with 3.06 Percent of GDP. Costa Rica lead the ranking with 8.1 Percent of GDP in 2019, that is a growth of 0.7points versus 2018. Iceland, Israel and Sweden respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Chile witnessed the best average annual growth at +7.7points per year, while Ireland recorded the worst performance at -6.7points per year.

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Date Percent of GDP
2019 3.28
2018 3.30
2017 3.29
2016 3.36
2015 3.44
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How does Japan rank in General Government Expenditure on Education?

# 28 Countries Percent of GDP Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Costa Rica
8.10 % 2019 +0.7 % +1.5 % View data
2 #2
Iceland
7.34 % 2019 -0.5 % -0.1 % View data
26 #26
Italy
3.90 % 2019 -1.3 % -0.7 % View data
27 #27
Japan
3.28 % 2019 -0.6 % -1.7 % View data
28 #28
Ireland
3.06 % 2019 -4.1 % -6.7 % View data
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